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Facebook Sunsets Credits, Transitions To Local Currencies To Boost International Payments

Facebook launched its virtual currency Credits in June 2011 to simplify payments. In reality, Credits were a nightmare for international payments due to fluctuating exchange rates. But last night, the

Facebook Quietly Tightens Its PayPal Payout Policy, Now Requires Extra Authentication To Use It

As Facebook continues to build out the <a target="_blank" href="http://www.facebook.com/appcenter">App Center</a> and its overall business as a platform for third parties, it's also tightening up how

3 Lessons That Startups Can Learn From Facebook’s Failed Credits Experiment

<b>Editor's note:</b> <em>Peter Vogel is co-founder and CEO of </em><a target="_blank" href="http://www.plink.com/"><em>Plink</em></a><em>, an online-to-offline loyalty program that rewards members f

Bashing Facebook For All The Wrong Reasons

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Whale Hunting: Facebook Hooks 1st-Time Buyers With $5 Of Game Credits For $1

Only about 5% Facebook gamers pay to play freemium games. If Facebook could up this percentage, it and its third-party app developers could make a lot more money. That's the idea behind a new promotio

Virtual Currency and Pay Per View 2.0: World Series Of Beer Pong To Stream On Facebook

In Facebook's early days the <a href="http://www.thecrimson.com/article/2005/2/7/facebook-cancels-beirut-tourney-mark-zuckerberg/">company planned a national beer pong tournament</a>, but then cance

Sorry Kids, Here’s Why I Don’t Have 5000 Free #FacebookCredits For You

Hi children of the world, I actually don’t have 5000 Facebook Credits to give to each of you. I’m sorry about that, I wish I did. But before you get upset, let me explain. A few years ago, back

Facebook Instant Credits Are Tripling Virtual Goods Sales For OMGPOP

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/01/draw-my-thing-on-facebook-26.jpg"> Now that Facebook will require all games on the social network to <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/201

Trademark Application For Facebook Credits Reveals Globe Coin Logo And Other Details

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/03/facebook-credits.jpg" alt="" /> Add one more piece of evidence to all of those <a href="http://news.cnet.com/8301-13577_3-10460201-36.html">